Academic Press

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Academic Press
Parent companyElsevier
Founded1941
FounderWalter J. Johnson (aka Walter Jolowicz, 1908–1996) and Kurt Jacoby (1893–1968)[1]
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationCambridge, Massachusetts
Nonfiction topicsScience
Official websitewww.elsevier.com/books-and-journals/academic-press

Academic Press (AP) is an academic book publisher founded in 1941. It was acquired by Harcourt, Brace & World in 1969.[2] Reed Elsevier bought Harcourt in 2000, and Academic Press is now an imprint of Elsevier.

Academic Press publishes reference books, serials and online products in the subject areas of:

Well-known products include the Methods in Enzymology series and encyclopedias such as The International Encyclopedia of Public Health and the Encyclopedia of Neuroscience.

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  1. ^ Uchitelle, Louis (1996-12-23). "Walter J. Johnson, 88, Refugee Who Founded Academic Press". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
  2. ^ Abele, John J. (1969-04-12). "FRANCHISER SEEKS RAMADA INNS, INC.; International Industries Set to Acquire Motel Chain for $221-Million of Stock Acquisition and Merger Actions Are Instituted by Corporations". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-10-20.

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